North Carolina was prepared for this snowstorm as the NWS had prepared accurate forecasts and warnings prior to its striking. The contrast between the old and the new in downtown Raleigh is highlighted in this image as the old North Carolina capitol building is in the foreground with the new 30-story First Union Tower looming behind.
Photo Category: Winter Storm Snow - NOAA 200th Photo Contest
Photo Location: North Carolina, Raleigh
Photo Date: 2004 January 9